Advent Software, Inc. provides software and services that automate work flows and data across investment management organizations, as well as the information flows between an investment management organization and external parties worldwide. It engages in the development, marketing, and sale of software products, software as service products, data integration services, hosting services, data interfaces, and related maintenance and services that automate, integrate, and support mission-critical functions of investment management organizations. The company also offers various professional services, which include consulting, project management, implementation and integration, custom report writing, and training, as well as data conversion services. In addition, it provides Web-based, outsourced portfolio management, and reporting platforms for independent advisors; and margin management and financing software to hedge funds and prime brokers. The company primarily serves asset managers, wealth managers, registered investment advisors, prime brokers, fund administrators, hedge funds, family offices, broker dealers, foundations, pension funds, and endowments. Advent Software, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.