FORM 6-K
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
Report of Foreign Private Issuer
Pursuant to Rule 13a - 16 or 15d - 16 of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
For the month of January
HSBC Holdings plc
42nd Floor, 8 Canada Square, London E14 5HQ, England
(Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F).
Form 20-F X Form 40-F  
(Indicate by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information contained in this Form is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934).
Yes  No X
(If "Yes" is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the registrant in connection with Rule 12g3-2(b): 82-   ).
 
 
 
 
 
HSBC HOLDINGS PLC
 
25 January 2018
 
Notification of Transactions of persons closely associated with Person Discharging Managerial Responsibilities
 
 
On 23 January 2018, Laura Cha reported to HSBC Holdings plc that she had been advised by Victor Cha, a person closely associated with Laura Cha, of his acquisition on 24 August 2015 of 8,000 ordinary shares of US$0.50 at HKD HK$62.1000 per share.
 
The following disclosure is made in accordance with Article 19 of the EU Market Abuse Regulation 596/2014.
 
 
 
 
 
1 - Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
 
 
Name of natural person
 Victor Cha  
 
 
2 - Reason for the notification
 
 
Position/status
Person closely associated with Laura Cha, Non-executive Director
 
 
Initial notification/amendment
Initial Notification
 
3 - Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
   
Full name of the entity
HSBC Holdings plc
 
Legal Entity Identifier code
MLU0ZO3ML4LN2LL2TL39
 
4 - Details of the transaction(s)
 
  Transaction(s) summary table
 
 
 
 
Date of
Transaction
Financial Instrument
Identification Code
Place of Transaction
Currency
 
 
2015-08-24
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
GB0005405286
Outside a trading venue
HKD - Hong Kong Dollar
 
 
Nature of Transaction:
 
 
Price
 
Volume
Total
 
 
 
Acquisition
62.10
 
8,000
HKD 496,800.00
 
 
 
Aggregated
62.10
 
8,000
HKD 496,800.00
 
 
 
 
For any queries related to this notification, please contact: 
JJ Williams
Shareholder Services
020 3268 3568
 
 
 
 
 
SIGNATURE
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
 
HSBC Holdings plc
 
 
 
By:
 
Name: Ben J S Mathews
 
Title: Group Company Secretary
 
 
 
Date: 25 January 2018