Did hedge funds with historically high Annual Sharpe Ratio outperform the average hedge funds during March 2020

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We selected 32 hedge funds with an Annual Sharpe Ratio greater than 4 during the period Jan2010-Feb2020and with at least $10M of assets under management. We compared their returns in March 2020 against the S&P500 TR Index. The data was kindly provided by Hedge Fund Research and EurekaHedge.

Our sample of 32 hedge funds had an Average Annual Sharpe Ratio of 11.10 during Jan10-Feb20.

To summarize, the 32 hedge funds with the highest Annual Sharpe ratio outpeformed by far the HFRI index in March 2020. Will it be still the case in May 2020? Follow us to know the answer.

The graph below shows that these 32 hedge funds delivered +1.13% vs. -6.98% (HFRI FWC) and -12.35% (S&P500 TR Index) in March 2020.

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