Comment: SS&C Acquires Advent as Another Vendor Bites the Dust

SS&C's acquisition of Advent has turned it into one of the industry's foremost buy-side technology shops.

Acquisitions in the fintech space have a habit of not delivering the anticipated benefits.

Perhaps what is noteworthy about SS&C's latest move, however, is the firm it has acquired ─ San Francisco-based Advent Software, a buy-side household name if ever there was one, and winner of multiple Buy-Side Technology Awards over the years (including the best buy-side technology provider of the year in the inaugural awards in 2007), by virtue of its Moxy, Geneva, and Advent Portfolio Exchange (APX) offerings.

But what does this revelation mean to the most important people caught up

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