Advent Software Expands Advent Custodial Data(R) in Canada With Addition of Scotiatrust(TM)

Wed Nov 21, 2012 9:10am EST

* Reuters is not responsible for the content in this press release.

  TORONTO and SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Nov 21 (Marketwire) -- 
Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADVS), a leading provider of software and
services for the global investment management industry, announced today
that it has added Scotiatrust, a wholly owned subsidiary of Scotiabank
(TSX: BNS) (NYSE: BNS), to its Advent Custodial Data(R) (ACD) network. 

    Scotiatrust is a leading Canadian provider of personal trust services and
personal and institutional custodial services, offering a complete range
of estate, trust and agency services to individuals, family offices,
charitable organizations and institutional investors. 

    "We are very pleased to welcome Scotiatrust to the ACD network. Advent
has served the Canadian market for over 20 years and we are proud to add
this industry leader to our network. Thousands of firms rely on us to
drive operational ease through fully automated data and I know our many
common clients will be excited to reap the benefits of this
connectivity," said George McLaughlin, Senior Director of Data Services
at Advent. 

    "Scotiatrust delivers client-focused solutions through highly
personalized relationships, and innovative technology goes hand in hand
with that philosophy," said David MacBeth, National Director of
Scotiatrust Custody Services. "Working with the Advent network brings us
closer to our clients and their investment advisors, enabling everyone to
focus on financial planning priorities. We look forward to continuing to
deliver high quality services that meet the growing and diversified needs
of our trust and custody clients."

    Used by over 2,700 firms to reconcile and report on over 2.5 million
investment accounts, ACD is an extensive, reliable, and functionally
robust custodial data aggregation service. ACD delivers comprehensive
data sourced directly from custody systems of record and is delivered
through secure data feeds developed in partnership with each custodian.
Instead of managing multiple connections, file formats, and processing
workflows, clients can retrieve their standardized files from all of
their custodians from one single source.

    About Advent
 Advent Software, Inc. (, a global company,
has provided trusted solutions to the world's leading financial
professionals since 1983. Firms in 60 countries use Advent technology.
Advent's quality software, data, services and tools enable financial
professionals to improve service and communication to their clients,
allowing them to grow their business while controlling costs. Advent is
the only financial services software company to be awarded the Service
Capability and Performance certification for being a world-class support
and services organization. For more information on Advent products visit 

    Advent, the Advent logo, Advent Software, and Advent Custodial Data are
registered trademarks of Advent Software, Inc. All other company names or
marks mentioned herein are those of their respective owners.

    About Scotiatrust 
 Scotiatrust is proud to be one of Canada's leading
providers of Personal Trust Services and Personal and Institutional
Custodial Services - offering a complete range of Estate, Trust and
Agency services delivered through its network of 17 trust branches across
Canada. As a subsidiary of Scotiabank ("the Bank"), Canada's most
international Bank, Scotiatrust is strategically positioned to provide
its clients with access to the domestic and international products and
services of Scotiabank. Scotiatrust is an integral part of the Bank's
Wealth Management Division, providing services under the umbrella of the
Scotia Private Client Group. For more information on Scotiatrust's
products and services visit:


Amanda Diamondstein-Cieplinska
Advent Software, Inc.
+1 (415) 645-1668 

Patty Stathokostas
+1 (416) 866-3625 

Copyright 2012, Marketwire, All rights reserved.