Pimco Says Bill Gross Was Told He'd Lose $200 Million Bonus

  • Firm responds in suit saying CEO and counsel warned co-founder
  • Gross left a handwritten message `in the middle of the night'

Bill Gross.

Photographer: Scott Eells/Bloomberg

Bill Gross was warned he would lose his bonus if he quit Pacific Investment Management Co. before the end of the quarter, Pimco said in a court filing, challenging the central claim in his lawsuit against his former employer seeking hundreds of millions of dollars.

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