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 February
 
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
 
21 February 2019
 
Notification of Transactions by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities
 
 
The following transactions took place on 20 February 2019:
 
1.   Ewen Stevenson acquired 100,000 HSBC Holdings plc ordinary shares of US$0.50 at £6.45335 per share; and
 
2.   Samir Assaf sold 60,356 HSBC Holdings plc ordinary shares of US$0.50 at £6.475292 per share.
 
 
The following disclosures are 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
Ewen Stevenson
 
 
 
 
2 - Reason for the notification
 
Position/status
Group Chief Financial Officer
 
 
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
 
 
2019-02-20
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
GBP - British Pound
 
 
Nature of Transaction:
 
Acquisition
 
Price
 
Volume
Total
 
 
 
 
£6.45
100,000
£645,335.00
 
 
Aggregated
£6.453
100,000
£645,335.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 - Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
 
Name of natural person
Samir Assaf
 
 
 
 
2 - Reason for the notification
 
Position/status
Chief Executive, Global Banking and Markets
 
 
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
 
 
2019-02-20
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
GBP - British Pound
 
 
Nature of Transaction:
 
Disposal
 
Price
 
Volume
Total
 
 
 
 
£6.48
60,356
£390,822.72
 
 
Aggregated
£6.475
60,356
£390,822.72
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
For any queries related to this notification, please contact: 
 
Larissa Wilson
Shareholder Services 
020 7991 0595
 
 
 
 
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: 21 February 2019