Bonton is a label which was operated by different companies in Slovakia
and the Czech Republic.
The label is not properly catalogued on Discogs. On this page you can
find an overview of the current situation and some information about the
Currently the following entries are used for Bonton releases:
Bonton (label) (currently
[http://www.discogs.com/label/Bonton+Music+a.s. Bonton Music a.s.
[http://www.discogs.com/label/Sony+Music+%2F+Bonton+s.r.o. Sony Music
/ Bonton s.r.o. (company)]
Music Slovakia s.r.o. (company)]
The Bonton companies used the following brands:
1989: Bonton label founded. Run by company named Bonton Music a.s.
Over the years, the Bonton company developed into a media conglomerate
called Bonton Group covering music, film, radio, written media and
1998: The Bonton Group and Sony Music Czech Republic form a
joint-venture: Sony Music / Bonton s.r.o. The Bonton Group owned a 49%
stake and Sony Music
(Billboard Magazine, March 7, 1998)
2003: Bonton Group sells it's 49% stake in the Sony Music / Bonton
s.r.o. company to Sony Music. Sony Music / Bonton s.r.o. ceases to
(Billboard Magazine, July 5, 2003)
2004: Sony Music Entertainment (Czech Republic) s.r.o. launches on
(Billboard Magazine, May 8, 2004)
The Bonton label was operated by Bonton Music Slovakia s.r.o.
(foundation unknown, possibly 26.09.1995)
1999: Sony Music / Bonton Slovakia s.r.o. joint-venture is launched on