Updated with opening share price.NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- KKR & Co. ( KKR) started trading on the New York Stock Exchange Thursday, and among the shareholders is well-known investor Mario Gabelli. Gabelli, Chairman, CEO and CIO of Gamco Investors ( GBL), says he has known KKR co-founder Henry Kravis since 1979, when both men were in their mid-thirties. An analyst at the time, Gabelli wrote a report on Houdaille Industries, a public company in which clients of his were invested.
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