Cedric Van den Borren

Partner Capital Markets
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP


Cedric is very responsive and very pragmatic, he seems to have perfected his art. - Chambers UK, 2024

Cedric Van den Borren is a finance partner in the London office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP. Cedric has extensive experience in U.S. securities law and specifically with high-yield financings. He has advised corporate clients, sponsors and underwriters in international offerings of debt securities, corporate governance, and other corporate matters.

Cedric is listed as a leading lawyer in the 2024 editions of Chambers UK and The Legal 500 UK, as well as IFLR1000, 2023. He was also a member of the team that won The American Lawyer’s ‘Transatlantic Debt Capital Markets Team of the Year’ in 2017, IFLR Europe’s “Team of the Year for High Yield” in 2014, The Legal 500’s “Firm Specialism Award for High Yield” in 2014, Legal Business’ “Finance Team of the Year Award” in 2011, Law360’s "Capital Markets Group Of The Year" in 2015 and The Asia Legal Awards’ “Finance Deal of the Year: Insolvency and Restructuring” in 2018.


Thought Leadership


Co-author, "2014 High Yield Report: United States", IFLR Global High Yield Report, 1 March 2014


The Asia Legal Awards 2018, “Finance Deal of the Year: Insolvency and Restructuring,” for PT Bumi Resources' $4.5B global debt restructuring

Transatlantic Legal Awards, “Transatlantic Debt Capital Markets Team of the Year,” 2017


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2005New York


  • Harvard Law SchoolLL.M.2004
    Belgian and American Educational Foundation – Francqui Fellow
  • Université Libre de BruxellesLicence en droitsumma cum laude2001