Gordon Pugh discusses Blackfinch Investments’ Asset Focused EIS and Media EIS Portfolios, including how construction still offers a route to asset-backing and the interesting new area of offshore supply vessels. He talks about the diligence of Blackfinch’s approach to receiving Advance Assurance from HMRC, sometimes receiving this as quickly as a fortnight, and why ‘capital preservation’ is a misnomer: all investments seek to balance a risk return profile.