Patrick Verwijmeren is a Professor of Corporate Finance at the Erasmus School of Economics (Erasmus University Rotterdam).
Patrick specializes in convertible securities, short sales, corporate governance, and capital structure.
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He has publications in Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and Review of Finance, among others. Patrick has presented at many international conferences, including the WFA, AFA, and EFA meetings, and has been a speaker at TEDx.
His research on proxy access has been cited in final rulings by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Patrick has also been involved in writing a report for the Dutch Ministry of Finance on the influence of hedge funds. In 2013, Patrick received the prestigious Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research VIDI grant.