Margarita Oliva : “Be ready”

Persistence and resilience are key when brokering cross-border transactions in the emerging markets of Latin America

Margarita Oliva is Head of Banking and Finance for Latin America at the global law firm DLA Piper. She was named 1 of 10 Biz/Tech Innovators in the 2020 Latina Powerhouse Top 100, co-founded WILL (Women in Leadership in Latin America) and was the first female chair of the Spain-U.S. Chamber of Commerce.


December 15, 2020

This is the time to think anew about our vision and our strategies for where we’re going next

You need local contacts who really know what’s going on in the country to make an investment successful

When brokering deals, you need to be reading people in a Zoom call, seeing how they react

Mentoring women is especially near and dear to my heart