Trends Mergers & Acquisitions

About us

Trends Mergers & Acquisitions (previously known as Charms Investments) is an Advisory and Consulting Firm which pilots business entities seeking to enter the public markets. Year to date, we have assisted our clients in achieving over $2 billion in newly realized market cap.

We counsel our clients on every step in the going-public process: strategic planning, capitalization structure, the right accounting/auditing firms, proper investor relations programs, capital raising and investment banking matters.

Trends Mergers & Acquisitions has been involved in over 200 reverse merger transactions, providing M & A services, along with capital raising capabilities to companies in the United States and internationally. With direct links to Europe, Asia, and North and South America Trends serves as a vehicle to access capital markets around the globe.

Our executive team

Clinton Greyling

CEO and Founder

Mr. Clinton Greyling is the Founder, Director, and Visionary Leader of Trends Mergers & Acquisitions LLC, a firm that specializes in corporate development activities for public and private companies. His goal is to raise capital, guarantee a successful future for your company, and give you the possibility of gaining public acquisitions/mergers.

jon doukas

managing partner

Mr. Doukas is the Managing Partner of Trends Mergers & Acquisitions LLC. and is in charge of Proprietary Investments, New Business Development and Management Advisory Services.

Mr. Doukas was formally the Director of DLG Management LLC, a financial advisory firm that specialized in mergers and acquisitions, reverse mergers and corporate structuring, for both public and private companies in the small-cap and micro-cap sector.

Before that Mr. Doukas was Chairman and CEO of AIBC Investment Services Inc. An Investment Banking/Broker-Dealer and Advisory firm with offices in Miami, Florida and New York City. AIBC provided public and private offerings, mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, retail and institutional brokerage, asset-backed securitization, market-making and strategic financial advice. The Firm was advisor to Sun Jet Airlines in its restructuring.

Prior to that, Mr. Doukas was employed at Gruntal and Company, a NYSE member firm, with over 1000 registered representatives, where he held the position of Senior Managing Director, Private Equity Markets, and was a member of the firm’s Investment Banking Commitment Committee. Mr. Doukas was instrumental in providing the early stage funding for Andrx Group (ADRX) $1.58 billion market cap. and Neurocrine Bioscience (NBIX) $1.37 billion market cap. He was also responsible for directing all public offerings and road shows conducted through the firm. In addition to this Mr. Doukas established the two largest branch offices within the firm and one of the most successful retail offices on Wall Street.

Mark Reichel

VP of Sales

Mark Reichel is the V.P. of Sales & Marketing at Trends Mergers & Acquisitions LLC. focusing on client relations and managing the company’s global client base. Mr. Reichel is responsible for sourcing new M&A deals and contacting clients to begin the reverse merger process in addition to answering any questions to ensure a smooth transition from private to public entity.

Danielle Turner

Account Executive

Ms. Turner is the Account Executive at Trends Mergers & Acquisitions LLC. and the liaison to the PUBCO Advisory Team.

Prior to joining Trends M&A Danielle was an executive placement agent at Cannon Search Group, a financial search firm located in NYC, where her focus was Capital Markets, Sales and Trading.

Ms. Turner successfully cultivated business relationships with senior executives at some of the most prominent investment banks, hedge funds, inter-dealer brokers, and brokerage firms throughout the US.

As an industry leader, Trends M&A will provide expertise and knowledge to ensure your successful transaction.

Clinton Greyling, CEO and Founder