RP Underwriting Expands M&A Insurance Offering with US Head of Tax Hire

RP Underwriting, the North American affiliate of RiskPoint A/S (“RiskPoint,” and collectively, the “RiskPoint Group”), has added to the depth of its M&A team in the third quarter of 2022. RP Underwriting is honored to announce the added talent of Kevin Tighe, Head of Tax, US, to its New York-based team. Kevin joins from Ambridge Partners, LLC where he was the lead US tax underwriter.

Michael McGowan Head of M&A, Americas

The combination of specific tax underwriting knowledge and experience, analytical ability and business development skills that Kevin brings to our team will further strengthen the quality and service we are dedicated to providing, and expands our M&A insurance offering to include primary tax” – stated Michael McGowan, Managing Director and Head of M&A, Americas. “We are very excited to add Tax Liability Insurance to RP Underwriting by bringing on this senior hire who will further build out our capabilities.

Please continue reading below to learn more about RP Underwriting’s newest team member.

Kevin Tighe | Head of Tax, US

Kevin joins RP Underwriting with 8 years of M&A tax experience including, most recently, 5 years as a dedicated tax underwriter at Ambridge Partners, LLC. Before that, he was in Ernst & Young’s M&A tax group based in New York. Kevin has underwritten a wide range of US federal income and other tax risks, including Canadian risks and other cross-border opportunities. In addition to numerous stand-alone tax policies, he has led a number of large tax insurance programs as the primary underwriter. Kevin holds a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School and is admitted to practice law in the state of New York.

With the addition of Tax Liability Insurance to its M&A insurance platform, the RiskPoint Group furthers its commitment to be “Your Underwriter of Choice” in the Americas. RP Underwriting will release more information on its US offerings in the very near future. In the meantime, please feel free to reach out to Michael McGowan at  with any further inquiries or visit our website at www.rpuw.com. Any Tax opportunities or inquiries can also be discussed with Kevin Tighe at .