CVC Capital Partners has acquired Samsonite for $1.7 billion in cash. Due to a reorganization of its financial structure, the company had a net loss of $8.2 million in the year ended last Jan. 31, compared with a profit of $13.3 million in the prevous financial year. Revenues increased by 11 percent to $1.07 billion, while the gross profit margin improved to 51 percent from 49 percent.