Mike Cooke

Vice President

Mike focuses on Permira’s Growth Opportunities strategy (PGO), which makes large-scale minority, non-control investments. He also covers investment opportunities in the Technology sector. Mike has worked on a number of transactions including GWI.

Prior to joining Permira, Mike was a Vice President for Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, where he focused on growth buyout investments in technology software and services. Prior to that he worked as a Vice President for Apax Digital, where he focused on minority growth investments and growth buyouts in the software and internet sectors.


Mike holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, USA, where he was a Regent Scholar, and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, USA.


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