Yet Another Dutch Asset Manager Puts Its Trust in Advent Office

Amsterdam, The Netherlands – 13th August, 2002 - Advent Europe, the independent European distributor of Advent Software, Inc.®
(NASDAQ: ADVS), announces that Wijs & van Oostveen, a Dutch asset manager, has chosen Advent Offic® as its integrated solution for its portfolio management & reporting and its trading & order management solutions.

Flexibility, Speed and Efficiency

"We examined the market for an enterprise investment management solution, and ultimately chose Advent Office because of its flexibility, speed, and efficiency. Our investment in Advent Europe’s solutions will allow us to spend more time with clients, and less time on manual processes," says John Kruijt, ICT Project Manager at Wijs & van Oostveen. Managing both discretionary and non-discretionary money, catering to high-net-worth individuals and small to medium-sized companies, Wijs & van Oostveen has 70 employees and will integrate the solution with a third party CRM system.

Proven Technology & Size of Client Base

The importance of Advent Software’s proven technology, with over 6500 clients world wide, was a key factor when Wijs & van Oostveen chose their technology partner. "It was very important for us to implement a product suite that will continue to keep us at the very forefront of our rapidly developing market," says Kruijt. "We were impressed with Advent's leading solutions," he concludes.

User-Friendliness and Broad Range of Functionalities

Advent Benelux is confident that the user- friendliness and broad range of functionalities that Advent Office provides will result both in an increase
in AUM and the number of clients for Wijs & van Oostveen. "We continually strive to provide extremely high quality products and services, and
signing a new client such as Wijs & van Oostveen is a direct result of the commitment we make to our clients," says Ger van Nijkerken, Managing
Director, of Advent Benelux.

Breakthrough in the Dutch Marketplace

Since start up 18 months ago, Advent Benelux has signed 6 new clients, Wijs & van Oostveen being the latest. "I am proud and confident in going forward, "says van Nijkerken. "I am proud because we are becoming the leading vendor of Investment Management Software Solutions in the Dutch market, and I am confident because our clients are happy clients. These are the best sales tool for expanding our client base further," van Nijkerken ends.

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