In the week ending 22 May, 2015, it was reported that big hedge funds are closing their firms to outside investors and deciding to manage their own assets; Jana Partners said that the value of its U.S. public equity holdings jumped by $2.2bn in Q1 to reach $11.5bn; rising valuations and the search for higher yield have pushed assets in many alternative investment funds; investor requests to take out cash from hedge funds rose in May to their highest this year; Glenview Capital said it would stop accepting new investor money in its main hedge funds by year-end; Vanguard Group stretched its lead as the largest manager of U.S
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