Advent Software Hires Hedge-Fund Software Pro

COMINGS AND GOINGS

Advent Software has appointed Thomas Kerns director of Axys Partner, a hedge-fund accounting product which Advent acquired in December 1996 when it bought Bold Software for 35,000 shares of Advent common stock (IMT, December 6, 1996).

Bold's founder, Charles Record, is working from Advent's headquarters focusing on the technical aspects of enhancing Axys Partner, Advent officials say.

Kerns previously was a vice president at Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette responsible for managing DLJ's software s