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Dave Welling: We will choose whatever technology best helps us deliver an outstanding experience to our clients.
August 3, 2017 at 4:43 PM

Dave Welling will now get his crack at giving Advent Axys a clear way forward.

SS&C's first big act as Advent Software's new owner is to put RIAs using Axys and APX under Black Diamond

Pete Hess will be the asset management czar and David Welling will rule all things RIA in the new framework

July 23, 2015 at 6:32 PM

Pete Hess: This business is addictive.

Pete Hess will shop for software firms to build in-house Black Diamond bundle

The Advent CEO says his firm, under SS&C ownership, will consider buying CRM, financial planning and rebalancing firms

June 18, 2015 at 2:45 PM

Peter Hess: I am extremely optimistic that we can close that gap to greatness.

Peter Hess delivers Advent Direct specifics at AdventConnect as Dave Welling wows with Black Diamond's cloud advance

RIAs on a market high absorbed Advent Software's efforts to press skyward under rainy Las Vegas skies

September 11, 2014 at 3:40 PM

Anthony Sperling: We're de-coupling our growth from accounting systems.

Two years in, Advent Software gives itself a Sept. 30 deadline to release the middleware that will draw Axys users into the Cloud

Advent Direct is groundbreaking and breathtaking in its ambidexterity but is it enough to stop the feeding frenzy by Tamarac, Orion and other cloud natives

May 29, 2014 at 2:34 AM

Reed Colley: I love solving problems and I've not always been the best at implementing solutions.

Reed Colley steps down from executive-level duties after selling Black Diamond

With bucks in the bank and his Advent mission largely accomplished, the 36-year-old entrepreneur is eyeing ventures, offering his two cents at Advent when asked

September 26, 2013 at 3:55 AM

David Welling: We call these 'boomerang' folks. These people make a move as soon as they can get out of their existing contract.

Black Diamond divulges 'unbelievable' data about how Advent is doing, two years after its $73-million buy

The growth at the Jacksonville, Fla.-based RIA unit is pretty stunning, but competitors say that Axys users are still ripe for the picking

June 26, 2013 at 5:12 AM

Peter Hess: They don't feel the same urgency.

How Black Diamond is working out -- or not -- as Advent's agent of deliberate cannibalization

The great migration from Axys to Blue Sky is still not a torrent -- and has actually slowed from pre-merger days -- thanks to an unforeseen psychological freeze from Axys clients

March 6, 2013 at 3:42 AM

Black Diamond founder Reed Colley is relocating to San Francisco to help chart Advent's broader future with his knowledge of mobile, social media and the cloud.

A year after the Advent-Black Diamond deal, the merged company is making some big chess moves

Reed Colley switches coasts as new hire Mike Golaszewski heads the other way to Jacksonville and the Advent-Black Diamond sales teams merge

May 21, 2012 at 3:34 AM

Peter Hess has the challenge of taking over from a long-ruling founder.

Peter Hess will take the CEO reins at Advent Software

The visionary of the Black Diamond acquisition replaces Stephanie DiMarco who will step down in June

January 6, 2012 at 3:57 PM

Peter Hess drove the Advent-Black Diamond merger and may have created an RIA-friendly monster.

The 10 most influential figures in the RIA business going into 2012, Part 2

These advisors and executives made dramatic moves that advanced the business of registered investment advisors

January 4, 2012 at 5:46 AM

Reed Colley: We continue to have our best quarters.

How Black Diamond is faring as a unit of Advent Software

Signs are very good though at a cost because of the sales structure

December 19, 2011 at 3:49 AM

Peter Hess: It's so much better (collaborating) than if we're at opposite sides of the country wondering what the other side is doing.

Advent and Black Diamond are looking like soul mates but the Axys-to-BlueSky 'Easy Button' is still on the to-do list

The merged companies still maintain a vision of converting Axys users to BlueSky in a few clicks of the mouse

September 15, 2011 at 4:41 AM

Charles Goldman made sure that Advent had its talking points ready.

A blessing from Charles Goldman helped seal the Advent-Black Diamond deal

Executives were ready to pull the trigger but wanted reassurances about how elements of the RIA market would react

May 16, 2011 at 2:19 PM

Peter Hess: Black Diamond had emerged as the pre-eminent player in [the RIA] space.

Why Advent and Black Diamond are merging and how advisors look at the deal

The rival software makers hit it off after their top execs had a February phone call

May 13, 2011 at 2:27 PM

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