Egon
Talur
Partner / Estonia
 
about

Egon Talur is the Partner of COBALT Estonia and head of Tax Practice Group. Egon has considerable experience in corporate taxation, including M&A transactions, restructuring and reorganising corporate and business structures, as well as solving clients’ day-to-day tax matters.

In addition, Egon has more than 10 years of experience in representing clients in tax audit proceedings and tax litigation with the emphasis on the strategy of solving complex tax disputes.

Egon has been a member of the Estonian Bar Association since 2006.

 
recognition
  • Tax - Leading Individual, Legal 500 2021
  • Tax – Leading Individual, Legal 500 2020
 
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Languages
Estonian, English

Education & membership
  • University of Tartu, Faculty of Law, Estonia (2003)
  • Chairman of the Tax Law Committee of the Estonian Bar Association (2018)
  • Member of the Tax Law Committee of the Estonian Bar Association (since 2014)
  • Member of the Estonian International Fiscal Association (IFA) (since 2007)
  • Member of the Estonian Bar Association (since 2006)


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experience
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  • 2018 — 11 — 28
    COBALT advised European Diversified Infrastructure Fund II on investment in Utilitas, leading private Estonian energy group
  • 2018 — 08 — 06
    COBALT advised shareholders of TMB Group on selling its business to Consolis Group
  • 2018 — 07 — 04
    COBALT advised Luminor on obtaining ECB approval for cross-border merger in the Baltics
  • 2018 — 06 — 14
    COBALT advised Port of Tallinn on its IPO and listing on Nasdaq Tallinn Stock Exchange
  • 2018 — 05 — 16
    COBALT advised AS Helmes on launching their option program
  • 2018 — 02 — 23
    COBALT advises Luminor on reorganising its management structure
  • 2018 — 02 — 19
    COBALT advised AS Gildhall on sale of Marienthal commercial centre in Tallinn
  • 2018 — 02 — 07
    COBALT advised Ambient Sound Investment on sale of Ecofleet Holding
  • 2018 — 02 — 02
    COBALT advised Yliopiston Apteekki OY on selling its pharmacy chain
  • 2017 — 08 — 02
    COBALT advised Didi Chuxing on investment in Estonian-based transport app Taxify
  • 2017 — 05 — 30
    COBALT advises Change Ventures on fund formation as well as on their first investments
  • 2017 — 04 — 04
    COBALT advises the sale of successful start-up Teleport
  • 2016 — 12 — 20
    COBALT advised Baltic Horizon Fund on acquiring Piirita shopping centre
  • 2016 — 09 — 01
    COBALT advised AS TMB, one of the largest manufacturers of concrete elements in the Baltics, on its acquisition of Betonimestarit-Group
  • 2015 — 05 — 15
    COBALT advised Bessemer Venture Partners on investment into Pipedrive
  • 2014 — 09 — 11
    COBALT advised Estonian founders of Teleport on set-up and seed financing
  • The ‘strong practice’ is led by the ‘highly recommended and very knowledgeable’ Egon Talur, who also routinely represents clients in tax audit proceedings and in contentious tax matters.
    Legal 500 2018, Tax