Prof. dr. P. (Patrick) Verwijmeren

Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Member ERIM
Field: Finance & Accounting
Affiliated since 2005

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. You can find more information on his personal website https://sites.google.com/site/patrickverwijmeren/ .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. 

Publications

  • Academic (41)
    • Aleksanyan, M., Hao, Z., Vagenas-Nanos, E., & Verwijmeren, P. (2021). Do state visits affect cross-border mergers and acquisitions. Journal of Corporate Finance, 66, [101800]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2020.101800

    • Renjie, R. W., & Verwijmeren, P. (2020). Director attention and firm value. Financial Management, 49(2), 361-387. https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2990292, https://doi.org/10.1111/fima.12259

    • Guidi, M., Sogiakas, V., Vagenas-Nanos, E., & Verwijmeren, P. (2020). Spreading the sin: An empirical assessment from corporate takeovers. International Review of Financial Analysis, 71, [101535]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.irfa.2020.101535

    • Verwijmeren, P., & Yang, A. (2020). The fluctuating maturities of convertible bonds. Journal of Corporate Finance, 62, [101576]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2020.101576

    • Verwijmeren, P., & Grundy, B. (2020). The external financing of investment. Journal of Corporate Finance, 65, [101745]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2020.101745

    • Veld, C., Verwijmeren, P., & Zabolotnyuk, Y. (2018). Wealth effects of seasoned equity offerings: A meta-analysis. International Review of Finance, Accepted. https://doi.org/10.1111/irfi.12218

    • Veenman, D., & Verwijmeren, P. (2018). Do investors fully unravel persistent pessimism in analysts' earnings forecasts? The Accounting Review, 93(3), 349-377. https://doi.org/10.2308/accr-51864

    • Adams, R., Akyol, A., & Verwijmeren, P. (2018). Director skill sets. Journal of Financial Economics, 130(3), 641-662. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfineco.2018.04.010

    • Grundy, B., & Verwijmeren, P. (2018). The buyers’ perspective on security design: Hedge funds and convertible bond call provisions. Journal of Financial Economics, 127(1), 77-93. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfineco.2017.11.003

    • Van Marle, M., & Verwijmeren, P. (2017). The long and the short of convertible arbitrage: An empirical examination of arbitrageurs’ holding periods. Journal of Empirical Finance, 44(December), 237-249. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jempfin.2017.09.001

    • Berkman, H., McKenzie, M., & Verwijmeren, P. (2017). Hole in the wall: Informed short selling ahead of private placements. Review of Finance, 21(3), 1047-1091. https://doi.org/10.1093/rof/rfw036

    • Akyol, A., Raff, K., & Verwijmeren, P. (2017). The elimination of broker voting in director elections. Finance Research Letters, 21(May), 34-39. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.frl.2017.02.001

    • Siganos, A., Vagenas-Nanos, E., & Verwijmeren, P. (2017). Divergence of sentiment and stock market trading. Journal of Banking and Finance, 78(May), 130-141. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2017.02.005

    • Grundy, B., & Verwijmeren, P. (2016). Disappearing Call Delay and Dividend-Protected Convertible Bonds. The Journal of Finance, 71(1), 195-223. https://doi.org/10.1111/jofi.12363

    • Dutordoir, MDRP. M., Li, E., Liu, F. H., & Verwijmeren, P. (2016). Convertible bond announcement effects: Why is Japan different? Journal of Corporate Finance, 37, 76-92. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2015.12.006

    • Duyvesteyn, JG., Martens, MPE., & Verwijmeren, P. (2016). Political risk and expected government bond returns. Journal of Empirical Finance, 38, 498-512. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jempfin.2016.01.016

    • Korteweg, A., Kraussl, R., & Verwijmeren, P. (2015). Does it pay to invest in art? A selection-corrected returns perspective. The Review of Financial Studies, 29(4), 1007-1038. https://doi.org/10.1093/rfs/hhv062

    • Verwijmeren, P. (2015). Forensisch financieel onderzoek. MAB, 89(4), 149-154.

    • Lewis, C., & Verwijmeren, P. (2014). Cash-settled convertible bonds and the value relevance of their accounting treatment. Journal of Corporate Finance, 24, 101-111. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2013.06.003

    • Siganos, A., Vagenas-Nanos, E., & Verwijmeren, P. (2014). Facebook’s daily sentiment and international stock markets. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 107(Part B), 730-743. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2014.06.004

    • Grundy, B., Veld, C., Verwijmeren, P., & Zabolotnyuk, Y. (2014). Why are conversion-forcing call announcements associated with negative wealth effects? Journal of Corporate Finance, 24, 149-157. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2013.10.003

    • Akyol, A., & Verwijmeren, P. (2013). Capital Costs, Firm Leverage, and Unemployment Rates. Journal of Financial Intermediation, 22(3), 464-481. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfi.2013.04.003

    • Brown, S., Grundy, B., Lewis, C., & Verwijmeren, P. (2013). Hedge fund involvement in convertible securities. Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, 25(4), 60-73. https://doi.org/10.1111/jacf.12043

    • Brown, S., Grundy, B., Lewis, C., & Verwijmeren, P. (2012). Convertibles and hedge funds as distributors of equity exposure. The Review of Financial Studies, 25(10), 3077-3112. https://doi.org/10.1093/rfs/hhs088

    • Jong, A., Dutordoir, MDRP. M., Van Geneugten, N., & Verwijmeren, P. (2012). Convertible arbitrage price pressure and short sales constraints. Financial Analysts Journal, 68(5), 70-88. https://doi.org/10.2469/faj.v68.n5.4

    • Duca, E. E., Dutordoir, MDRP. M., Veld, C., & Verwijmeren, P. (2012). Why are convertible bond announcements associated with increasingly negative abnormal stock returns? An arbitrage-based explanation. Journal of Banking and Finance, 36(11), 2884-2899. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2012.03.019

    • Akyol, A., Lim, WF., & Verwijmeren, P. (2012). Shareholders in the boardroom: Wealth effects of the SEC's proposal to facilitate director nominations. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 47(5), 1029-1057. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0022109012000373

    • Jong, A., Verbeek, M., & Verwijmeren, P. (2012). Does financial flexibility reduce investment distortions? The Journal of Financial Research, 35(2), 243-259. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-6803.2012.01316.x

    • Grundy, B., Lim, B., & Verwijmeren, P. (2012). Do option markets undo restrictions on short sales: evidence from the 2008 short sale ban. Journal of Financial Economics, 106(2), 331-348. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfineco.2012.05.013

    • Jong, A., Verwijmeren, P., & Jiang, T. (2011). Strategic debt in vertical relations: Evidence from franchising. Journal of Retailing, 87(3), 381-392. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jretai.2010.12.002

    • Lewis, C., & Verwijmeren, P. (2011). Convertible security design and contract innovation. Journal of Corporate Finance, 17(4), 809-831. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2011.03.001

    • Jong, A., Verbeek, M., & Verwijmeren, P. (2011). Firms' debt-equity decisions when the static tradeoff theory and the pecking order theory disagree. Journal of Banking and Finance, 35(5), 1303-1314. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2010.10.006

    • Jong, A., Dutordoir, MDRP. M., & Verwijmeren, P. (2011). Why do convertible issuers simultaneously repurchase stock? An arbitrage-based explanation. Journal of Financial Economics, 100(1), 113-129. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfineco.2010.10.016

    • Verwijmeren, P., & Derwall, JMM. (2010). Employee well-being, leverage, and bankruptcy costs. Journal of Banking and Finance, 34(5), 956-964. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2009.10.006

    • Jong, A., Verbeek, M., & Verwijmeren, P. (2010). The impact of financing surpluses and large financing deficits on tests of the pecking order theory. Financial Management - FM, 39(2), 733-756. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1755-053X.2010.01090.x

    • Verwijmeren, P. (2010). Dating preferences. Interface, 24(3).

    • Jong, A., & Verwijmeren, P. (2010). To have a target debt ratio or not: what difference does it make? Applied Financial Economics, 20(3), 219-226. https://doi.org/10.1080/09603100903282671

    • Jennen, MGJ., & Verwijmeren, P. (2010). Agglomeration Effects and Financial Performance. Urban Studies (print), 47(12), 2683-2703. https://doi.org/10.1177/0042098010363495

    • Jong, A., Rosellon Cifuentes, M., & Verwijmeren, P. (2006). De invloed van IFRS op preferente aandelen in Nederland. MAB, 80(7/8), 336-342.

    • Jong, A., Rosellon Cifuentes, M., & Verwijmeren, P. (2006). The economic consequences of IFRS: the impact of IAS 32 on preference shares in the Netherlands. The European Accounting Review, 15(3), 169-185. https://doi.org/10.1080/09638180600920350

    • Verwijmeren, P. (2005). It's all about the figures? Interface, 22(1), 18-19.

  • Popular (2)
    • Verwijmeren, P. (2005). Bedrijven onderschatten vermogenverschaffers. Unknown.

    • Verwijmeren, P. (2005). IFRS: de bijwerkingen van een verslaggevingsysteem. CFO Magazine, november, 68-69.

  • Professional (1)
    • Verwijmeren, P., & Rosellon Cifuentes, M. (2005). De invloed van IFRS op de bedrijfsvoering. Finance en Control, 2005(december), 56-59.

  • Academic (2)
    • Akyol, A., Lim, WF., & Verwijmeren, P. (2012). Governance characteristics and the market reaction to the SEC's proxy access rule. In International review of finance 12, 175-195 https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2443.2011.01134.x

    • Jong, A., & Verwijmeren, P. (2011). Survey evidence on capital structure - NON-US evidence. In H. K. Baker, & G. S. Martin (Eds.), Capital structure and corporate financing decisions (pp. 249-262). John Wiley & Sons Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118266250.ch14

  • Internal (1)
  • Academic (1)
    • Smit, H., Kil, J., & Verwijmeren, P. (2015). Premiums paid in acquisition sequences: A real options perspective.

  • Professional (1)
    • Jong, A., Roosenboom, P., Verbeek, M., & Verwijmeren, P. (2007). Hedgefondsen en private equity in Nederland. Ministerie van Financiën.

  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Joris Kil
  • Time frame: 2009 - 2013
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Teodor Dyakov
  • Time frame: 2010 - 2014
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Teng Wang
  • Time frame: 2011 - 2015
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Saskia ter Ellen
  • Time frame: 2010 - 2015
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Eden Quxian Zhang
  • Time frame: 2012 - 2018
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Gosse Alserda
  • Time frame: 2013 - 2017
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Rex Wang-Renjie
  • Time frame: 2014 - 2019
  • Role: Co-promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Nishad Matawlie
  • Time frame: 2015 - 2020
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Antti Yang
  • Time frame: 2017 -
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Rogier Hanselaar
  • Time frame: 2013 - 2018
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Dyaran Bansraj
  • Time frame: 2015 - 2020
2014
November
05
Research Seminar
As: Contact, Coordinator
2014
September
19
Inaugural Address
As: Speaker
2014
September
18
2014
June
06
Research Workshop
As: Coordinator
2013
May
08
Research Seminar
As: Speaker
2010
February
10
Research Seminar
As: Speaker
2008
December
18

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Netherlands