01 Nature of the business activities

The Comet Group (“Comet”, the “Group”) is one of the world’s leading vendors of x-ray and radio frequency (RF) power technology. With high-quality components, systems and services, marketed under the “Comet” and “Comet Yxlon” brands, the Group helps its customers optimize the quality, reliability and efficiency of their products and processes. Comet Yxlon x-ray systems for non-destructive inspection are supplied to end customers in the electronics, automotive, aerospace and energy sectors. Under the Comet brand, the Group builds components and modules such as x-ray sources, vacuum capacitors, RF generators and impedance matching networks, marketed to manufacturers in the semiconductor, automotive and aerospace industries as well as the security sector.