Ex-Worker Sues Bain Capital Over Samsonite Factory Deal

Law360, New York (November 4, 2011, 4:24 PM EDT) -- A French woman who lost her job when Bain Capital LLC sold a Samsonite luggage factory lodged a putative class action against the private equity firm Friday, alleging unethical transactions that flouted French labor law and resulted in the factory being sold for €1 to a Luxembourgian businessman.

Murielle Abdallah filed a complaint in Massachusetts federal court accusing Boston-based Bain, which owned a large stake in Samsonite, of executing a series of complex deals that cut nearly 200 workers out of millions of dollars in benefits...
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Case Information

Case Title

Abdallah v. Bain Capital LLC

Case Number




Nature of Suit

Contract: Other


Joseph L. Tauro

Date Filed

November 3, 2011

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