Francesco Aquilini is the Managing Director of Vancouver-based Aquilini Investment Group.[1] He is the current owner of the Vancouver Canucks and Rogers Arena.

Aquilini engaged in a five-year high profile legal battle with his former business partners, Ryan Beedie and Thomas Gaglardi, over the ownership of the Vancouver Canucks which was ruled in his favour by the Supreme Court of Canada on July 16, 2009.[2]


  1. "Francesco Aquilini, Chairman & Governor, NHL",
  2. "Supreme Court rules Aquilini is Canucks’ owner", Vancouver Sun, July 16, 2009.

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
John McCaw, Jr.
Owner of Vancouver Canucks
(with John McCaw, Jr., 20042006)
Succeeded by
Current owner
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