Advent Software (NASDAQ:ADVS), a leading provider of software and services for the global investment management industry, today announced that in view of its expanding team, it has moved to a larger office in Dubai, within the precincts of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), of which Advent has been a member for the past five years.
The new office space is a response to the growing demands from the Middle Eastern and North African markets and reinforces Advent's commitment to the region.
"The Middle East is a very important market for Advent," said Håkan Valberg, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Advent Software EMEA. "The opening of the new office is a milestone for us, as it demonstrates our expanding commitment to the Middle East and further strengthens Advent's position as a leading global software and services provider. The combination of our industry-leading product suite and local knowledge and support infrastructure has led more than 30 firms in the region to choose Advent, making us the premier single solution vendor for investment management organizations in the region."
With this growing, locally based team, Advent understands the local requirements and regional differences, speaks the local languages and provides support to all its clients in the region. The clients range from some of the largest investment management firms like Jadwa Investment, Emirates NBD, Shuaa Capital and ANBInvest to new entrants like United Financial House.