Teamsters Bring Protest, Inflatable Rat To SuperInvestor


Protest At SuperInvestor

* TPG Capital is target

* Acquired Nexeo Solutions in 2011

* Treatment of workers at issue

SAN FRANCISCO, February 12 – Welcome, private equity conventioneers! Those who thought, or hoped, that the heightened public scrutiny of private equity would fade following the presidential election, think again.

Members of the Teamsters union who transport chemicals for Nexeo Solutions, a Massachusetts-based supplier and distributor of chemical products, showed up with a giant inflatable rat in front of San Francisco’s famous Fairmont Hotel, site of this week’s SuperInvestor private ...

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