Services

  • Legal Services Provided

    • Asset Acquisitions & Dispositions

    • Corporate Acquisitions & Dispositions

    • Lease Acquisitions

    • ESOP Formation

    • Mediation & Arbitration

    • Acquisition Research 

    • Mineral Royalty Audits

    • Executive Placements

    • Expert Testimony

    • Chapter 11 Proceedings

    • Sale of Marcellus Gas Shale Rights

    • Other Miscellaneous Engagement

  • Corporate Experience
    • Founded Caperton Inc. (1989)

    • Founded Gulfstream LLC (2004 Mineral Property Acquisition)

    • Acquired Beckley Feed & Hardware Co. (1998, Sold in 2013)

    • Acquired Beckley Mower Service Co. (2002)

    • Founded Tapper LLC (2003 Mine Startup and Operation)

    • Founded QUADplus (1991) GIS Database Coal Fields

    • Various Executive Positions

    • Acquisition of Mining Complex from Westmoreland Coal Co.

    • Divestiture of Glade Springs Real Estate Development

    • Acquisition of a Mineral Reserve from Perrini Corp.

    • CRO (Effectively) for Chapter 11 Proceeding of Mining Company

Austin Caperton

1319 Lake Drive
Daniels, WV 25832
austin@capertoninc.com
+1 (304) 763-4608

Combining extensive business experience with engineering and law degrees, Mr. Caperton has a varied and diverse background.

Virginia Tech, Mining Engineering, B.S. ‘73
WVU College of Law, J.D. ‘76

CORPORATE EXPERIENCE

  • Executive
  • Operations
  • Sales
  • Finance
  • Administration
  • Governance

GOVERNMENT EXPERIENCE

  • Cabinet Secretary
  • Chair of Governor’s Task Force

TRANSACTION EXPERIENCE

  • General Corporate
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Dispositions
  • Transaction Management
  • Mineral Properties
  • Mineral Leases
  • Capital Formation
  • Banking
  • Private Equity