In October 2007, CVC funds acquired Samsonite Corporation. Established in 1910, Samsonite is the world’s largest and most recognised designer, manufacturer and distributor of luggage and related travel products.

The company is involved in the whole spectrum of design, manufacturing, distribution and marketing of its products. The company’s products are sold in more than 100 countries worldwide via wholesale, franchises and retail distribution channels.

Year of investment



Luggage and travel products