RS was established in 1976 under the name of "Rose Sound" to start with jukebox production and cassette-tape recording business. It subsequently changed to music production under the name of "RS Sound Limited" in 1982. For over 40 years, from music business to comprehensive entertainment production and later acquiring various media channels e.g. printing, radio and television channels, the Company also diversify into various marketing production, music, drama series, movie and other contents supplied to large national media companies. In 2003, RS was listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand and was renamed to "RS Public Company Limited” up to the present and that is a beginning of fully integrated media company.
In March 2019. RS stock was reclassified the sector from “Media & Publishing” to “Commerce” to be in line with expanding into the new business called Multi-platform Commerce which owns both product brands and distribution channels. This business is operated by Lifestar Company Limited (“lifestar”), which is 99% owned by RS.
- Multi-platform Commerce Business (“MPC”) offers a wide range of products under both RS own brands and collaborating with strategic partners including health & beauty products, home & lifestyle products and accessories & others. These products are mainly advertised and sold through the Company’s media channels and call centers. The Company continues to develop and increase the number of call center staff, together with diversifying its multi-channel sales including online media, single-level direct sales and selling products in the modern retail stores (Modern Trade) nationwide.
- Media Business comprises television and radio media. Television unit is composed of one digital free TV "Channel 8", a top-ranked channels in the country with various programs including news programs, drama series, international series, sports contents and popular variety shows. There are also 3 satellite TV channels including "Sabaidee TV", "Channel 2", “Series Channel” and “Ploen TV”. Together with radio station "COOLfahrenheit" Thai string music has been ranked no. 1 radio station in the easy listening music station group.
- Music & Other Businesses has artists and singers solely under RSiam label. The revenues come from digital distribution, artist management and copyright collection. Other revenues are derived from the production of concerts and marketing for the Company's core media channel.
RS operates and generates revenue from 3 main businesses, including:
The Company and its subsidiaries will pay a dividend not less than 50 percent of net profit after tax and legal reserve. However, the Board of Directors may consider and decide not to follow this policy, or revise the policy in order to maximize the benefit to the shareholders.
The warrant series 3 or RS-W3 was issued on 24th May 2017 totaling 193,332,870 units by allocating to existing shareholders at a ratio of 5 existing ordinary shares to 1 unit of warrant. The exercise ratio is 1 unit of warrant to 1.0028 ordinary shares and exercise price is at Baht 12.4658 per share (after 2 times adjustments of exercise ratio and price). The warrant holder shall exercise the right to purchase ordinary shares on the last business day of April and October and the last exercise date is on 23rd May 2020 (end of 3 years from the warrant issuance).
The Company will propose to Board of Directors meeting to approve paid-up capital reduction by writing off totaling 43,273,300 treasury registered shares.
By virtue of Section 98 of the Public Limited Companies Act B.E. 2535, the Company must arrange AGM within 4 months from the last day of its fiscal year which is 31st December. Therefore, RS’s AGM is usually held in April every year. The Company will distribute an invitation of AGM to the shareholders during March to April of each year. Also, the invitation and each type of proxy form will be published on the Company’s website for downloading accordingly.
In case a shareholder is unable to attend AGM, he/she may appoint a proxy to attend the meeting by using a proxy form as attached to the invitation of AGM or downloading the form from the website www.rs.co.th/investor. The proxy does not need to be a RS’s shareholder. A grantor must appoint only one person to attend and vote for in the meeting, cannot split the number of shares to more than one proxy. Otherwise, a shareholder is able to appoint an independent director of the Company to vote on behalf of the shareholder.
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RS Public Company Limited
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