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 July
 
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
 
7 July 2017
 
 
Notification of Transactions of Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities ("PDMRs") and persons closely associated with the PDMRs
 
 
The following acquisitions relating to dividends of US$0.50 ordinary shares (the "Shares") were made on 5 July 2017:
 
 
Directors
 
 
 
 
Name
 
Price per Share / ADS1
 
Shares acquired
 
Kathleen Casey
 
US$43.25001
 
20 American Depositary Shares1
(representing 100 ordinary shares of US$0.50 each)
 
Henri de Castries
 
US$8.6500
 
191
 
Douglas Flint
 
£7.2917
 
59
 
Stuart Gulliver
 
US$8.6500
 
33,954
 
Irene Lee
 
US$8.6500
 
118
 
Iain Mackay
 
US$8.6500
 
18,985
 
Heidi Miller
 
US$43.25001
 
9 American Depositary Shares1
(representing 45 ordinary shares of US$0.50 each)
 
Marc Moses
 
US$8.6500
 
19,190
 
 
 
 
Other PDMRs
 
 
Name
 
Price per Share
 
Shares acquired
 
Samir Assaf
 
US$8.6500
 
18,711
 
Peter Boyles
 
US$8.6500
£7.2917
 
5,489
3,032
 
Patrick Burke
 
US$8.6500
£7.2917
 
5,212
2,158
 
John Flint
 
US$8.6500
 
6,931
 
Andy Maguire
 
US$8.6500
 
3,078
 
Paulo Maia
 
US$8.6500
£7.2917
£7.2563
 
2,894
2,207
4
 
Noel Quinn
 
US$8.6500
 
3,840
 
Antonio Simoes
 
US$8.6500
 
3,934
 
Peter Wong
 
US$8.6500
£7.2917
 
23,748
13,096
 
 
 
 
Persons closely associated ("CAP") with the PDMR
 
 
Name
 
Price per Share
 
Shares acquired
 
Camay Wong
(CAP of Peter Wong)
 
US$8.6500
 
273
 
 
 
1American Depositary Shares ('ADS') are categorised as equity derivatives under Part XV of the Securities and Futures Ordinance of Hong Kong. Each ADS represents five HSBC Holdings plc ordinary shares. ADS are traded in New York.
 
 
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
Kathleen Casey
 
 
 
2 - Reason for the notification
Position/status
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
2017-07-05
American Depositary Shares ('ADS'). Each ADS represents five HSBC Holdings plc ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
GB0005405286
Outside a trading venue
USD - United States Dollar
Nature of Transaction:
 
Acquisition
 
Price
Volume
Total
$43.25
20
$865.00
Aggregated
$43.25
20
$865.00
 
 
 
 
 
1 - Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
Name of natural person
Henri de Castries
 
 
 
2 - Reason for the notification
Position/status
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
2017-07-05
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
USD - United States Dollar
Nature of Transaction:
 
Acquisition
 
Price
Volume
Total
$8.65
191
$1,652.15
Aggregated
$8.65
191
$1,652.15
 
 
1 - Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
Name of natural person
Douglas Flint
 
 
 
2 - Reason for the notification
Position/status
Group Chairman
 
 
 
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
2017-07-05
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
GBP - British Pound
 
Nature of Transaction:
 
Acquisition
 
Price
Volume
Total
£7.29
59
£430.21
Aggregated
£7.292
59
£430.21
 
 
1 - Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
Name of natural person
Stuart Gulliver
 
 
 
2 - Reason for the notification
Position/status
Group Chief Executive
 
 
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
2017-07-05
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
USD - United States Dollar
 
Nature of Transaction:
 
Acquisition
 
Price
Volume
Total
$8.65
33,954
$293,702.10
Aggregated
$8.65
33,954
$293,702.10
 
 
1 - Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
Name of natural person
Irene Lee
 
 
 
2 - Reason for the notification
Position/status
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
2017-07-05
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
USD - United States Dollar
 
Nature of Transaction:
 
Acquisition
 
Price
Volume
Total
$8.65
118
$1,020.70
Aggregated
$8.65
118
$1,020.70
 
 
1 - Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
Name of natural person
Iain Mackay
 
 
 
2 - Reason for the notification
Position/status
Group Finance 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
2017-07-05
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
USD - United States Dollar
 
Nature of Transaction:
 
Acquisition
 
Price
Volume
Total
$8.65
18,985
$164,220.25
Aggregated
$8.65
18,985
$164,220.25
 
 
1 - Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
Name of natural person
Heidi Miller
 
 
 
2 - Reason for the notification
Position/status
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
2017-07-05
American Depositary Shares ('ADS'). Each ADS represents five HSBC Holdings plc ordinary shares of US$0.50 each.
 
GB0005405286
Outside a trading venue
 
USD - United States Dollar
 
Nature of Transaction:
 
Acquisition
 
Price
Volume
Total
$43.25
9
$389.25
Aggregated
$43.25
9
$389.25
 
 
1 - Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
Name of natural person
Marc Moses
 
 
 
2 - Reason for the notification
Position/status
Group Chief Risk 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
2017-07-05
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
 
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
 
USD - United States Dollar
 
Nature of Transaction:
 
Acquisition
 
Price
Volume
Total
$8.65
19,190
$165,993.50
Aggregated
$8.65
19,190
$165,993.50
 
 
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
2017-07-05
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
 
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
 
USD - United States Dollar
 
Nature of Transaction:
 
Acquisition
 
Price
Volume
Total
$8.65
18,711
$161,850.15
Aggregated
$8.65
18,711
$161,850.15
 
 
1 - Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
Name of natural person
Peter Boyles
 
 
 
2 - Reason for the notification
Position/status
Chief Executive, Global Private Banking
 
 
 
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
2017-07-05
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
 
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
 
GBP - British Pound
 
Nature of Transaction:
 
Acquisition
 
Price
Volume
Total
£7.29
3,032
£22,108.43
Aggregated
£7.292
3,032
£22,108.43
 
Date of Transaction
Financial Instrument
Identification Code
Place of Transaction
Currency
2017-07-05
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
 
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
 
USD - United States Dollar
 
Nature of Transaction:
 
Acquisition
 
Price
Volume
Total
$8.65
5,489
$47,479.85
Aggregated
$8.65
5,489
$47,479.85
 
 
1 - Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
Name of natural person
Patrick Burke
 
 
 
2 - Reason for the notification
Position/status
President and Chief Executive of HSBC US
 
 
 
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
2017-07-05
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
 
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
 
GBP - British Pound
 
Nature of Transaction:
 
Acquisition
 
Price
Volume
Total
£7.29
2,158
£15,735.49
Aggregated
£7.292
2,158
£15,735.49
 
 
Date of Transaction
Financial Instrument
Identification Code
Place of Transaction
Currency
2017-07-05
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
 
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
 
USD - United States Dollar
 
Nature of Transaction:
 
Acquisition
 
Price
Volume
Total
$8.65
5,212
$45,083.80
Aggregated
$8.65
5,212
$45,083.80
 
 
1 - Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
Name of natural person
John Flint
 
 
 
2 - Reason for the notification
Position/status
Chief Executive, Retail Banking and Wealth Management
 
 
 
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
2017-07-05
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
 
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
 
USD -United States Dollar
 
Nature of Transaction:
 
Acquisition
 
Price
Volume
Total
$8.65
6,931
$59,953.15
Aggregated
$8.65
6,931
$59,953.15
 
 
1 - Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
Name of natural person
Andy Maguire
 
 
 
2 - Reason for the notification
Position/status
Group Chief Operating 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
2017-07-05
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
 
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
 
USD -United States Dollar
 
Nature of Transaction:
 
Acquisition
 
Price
Volume
Total
$8.65
3,078
$26,624.70
Aggregated
$8.65
3,078
$26,624.70
 
 
1 - Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
Name of natural person
Paulo Maia
 
 
 
2 - Reason for the notification
Position/status
Chief Executive, Latin America
 
 
 
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
2017-07-05
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
 
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
 
GBP - British Pound
 
Nature of Transaction:
 
Acquisition
 
Price
Volume
Total
£7.29
2,207
£16,092.78
 
£7.26
4
£29.03
Aggregated
£7.292
2,211
£16,121.81
 
Date of Transaction
Financial Instrument
Identification Code
Place of Transaction
Currency
2017-07-05
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
 
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
 
USD – United States Dollar
 
Nature of Transaction:
 
Acquisition
 
Price
Volume
Total
$8.65
2,894
$25,033.10
 
Aggregated
$8.65
 
2,894
$25,033.10
 
 
 
1 - Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
Name of natural person
Noel Quinn
 
 
 
2 - Reason for the notification
Position/status
Chief Executive, Global Commercial Banking
 
 
 
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
2017-07-05
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
 
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
 
USD - United States Dollar
 
Nature of Transaction:
 
Acquisition
 
Price
Volume
Total
$8.65
3,840
$33,216.00
Aggregated
$8.65
3,840
$33,216.00
 
 
1 - Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
Name of natural person
Antonio Simoes
 
 
 
2 - Reason for the notification
Position/status
Chief Executive, HSBC Bank plc
 
 
 
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
2017-07-05
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
 
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
 
USD - United States Dollar
 
Nature of Transaction:
 
Acquisition
 
Price
Volume
Total
$8.65
3,934
$34,029.10
Aggregated
$8.65
3,934
$34,029.10
 
 
1 - Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
Name of natural person
Peter Wong
 
 
 
2 - Reason for the notification
Position/status
Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
 
 
 
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
2017-07-05
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
 
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
 
GBP - British Pound
 
Nature of Transaction:
 
Acquisition
 
Price
Volume
Total
£7.29
13,096
£95,492.10
Aggregated
£7.292
13,096
£95,492.10
 
Date of Transaction
Financial Instrument
Identification Code
Place of Transaction
Currency
2017-07-05
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
 
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
 
USD - United States Dollar
 
Nature of Transaction:
 
Acquisition
 
Price
Volume
Total
$8.65
23,748
$205,420.20
Aggregated
$8.65
23,748
$205,420.20
 
 
1 - Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
Name of natural person
Camay Wong
 
 
 
2 - Reason for the notification
Position/status
Person closely associated with Peter Wong, Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
 
 
 
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
2017-07-05
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
 
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
 
USD -United States Dollar
 
Nature of Transaction:
 
Acquisition
 
Price
Volume
Total
$8.65
273
$2,361.45
Aggregated
$8.65
273
$2,361.45
 
 
For any queries related to this notification please contact:
Loren Wulfsohn
Shareholder Services Team
020 7991 8918
 
 
 
 
 
 
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: 07 July 2017