Contacted by a Recruiter but it seems like he's pulling my leg

Hi guys,

Long time lurker on WSO, but HAD to register to ask the people here since I'm drawing a blank.

I have a recruiter who's contacting me with a position available in Washington, D.C as a Research Associate within a "-$40B+ firm with multiple strategies". I tried to discover what this firm he's referencing in his email was but I had no luck.

Does this even make sense? Are you guys aware of any such firms?

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