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 March
 
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
 
13 March 2017
 
Notification of Transactions by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities ("PDMRs")
Deferred awards (the "Awards") of US$0.50 ordinary shares (the "Shares") in HSBC Holdings plc (the "Company") were granted in 2014 as a part of variable pay for the performance year ended 31 December 2013.
 
On 10 March, the final tranche of the Awards granted in 2014 vested and the following transactions took place in London:
 
Directors
 
Name
Additional Shares issued in lieu of the 2016 4th interim dividend1
Total number of Shares vested
Number of Shares sold at £6.6716 per Share2
Stuart Gulliver
920
36,268
36,268
Iain Mackay
539
21,245
9,986
Marc Moses
540
21,244
21,244
Other PDMRs
 
Name
Additional Shares issued in lieu of the 2016 4th interim dividend1
Total number of Shares vested
Number of Shares sold at £6.6716 per Share2
Samir Assaf
1,608
63,361
29,780
Peter Boyles
519
20,440
9,199
Patrick Burke
406
15,968
8,914
John Flint
722
28,432
13,364
Paulo Maia
267
10,532
4,233
Noel Quinn
405
15,959
3,167
Antonio Simoes
438
17,254
8,110
Peter Wong
827
32,584
4,888
 
1 At USD$8.0636 per Share being the average closing price of the Company's Shares on the London Stock Exchange between 23 February and 1 March 2017 converted into USD.
 
2Includes shares sold to cover withholding tax
 
 
The Directors may separately retain such number of Shares equivalent in value to those that vested under the Award (net of tax liabilities) for six months from the original vesting date.
 
In addition to the above, on 10 March 2017 Stuart Gulliver sold 204,851 shares at £6.6716.
 
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 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
2017-03-10
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
 
$8.06
920
$7,418.51
 
Aggregated
$8.064
 
920
$7,418.51
Date of Transaction
Financial Instrument
Identification Code
Place of Transaction
Currency
2017-03-10
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
GBP - British Pound
Nature of Transaction:
 
Disposal
 
Price
 
Volume
Total
 
£6.67
241,119
£1,608,649.52
 
Aggregated
£6.672
 
241,119
£1,608,649.52
 
 
 
 
 
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
2017-03-10
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
 
$8.06
539
$4,346.28
 
Aggregated
$8.064
 
539
$4,346.28
Date of Transaction
Financial Instrument
Identification Code
Place of Transaction
Currency
2017-03-10
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
GBP - British Pound
Nature of Transaction:
 
Disposal
 
Price
 
Volume
Total
 
£6.67
 
9,986
£66,622.60
Aggregated
£6.672
 
9,986
£66,622.60
 
 
 
 
 
 
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
2017-03-10
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
 
$8.06
540
$4,354.34
 
Aggregated
$8.064
540
$4,354.34
 
Date of Transaction
Financial Instrument
Identification Code
Place of Transaction
Currency
2017-03-10
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
GBP - British Pound
Nature of Transaction:
 
Disposal
 
Price
 
Volume
Total
 
£6.67
 
21,244
£141,731.47
Aggregated
£6.672
 
21,244
£141,731.47
 
 
 
 
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
2017-03-10
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
 
$8.06
1,608
$12,966.27
 
Aggregated
$8.064
1,608
$12,966.27
 
Date of Transaction
Financial Instrument
Identification Code
Place of Transaction
Currency
2017-03-10
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
GBP - British Pound
Nature of Transaction:
 
Disposal
 
Price
 
Volume
Total
 
£6.67
 
29,780
£198,680.25
Aggregated
£6.672
 
29,780
£198,680.25
 
 
 
 
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 of 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
2017-03-10
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
 
$8.06
519
$4,185.01
 
Aggregated
$8.064
519
$4,185.01
 
Date of Transaction
Financial Instrument
Identification Code
Place of Transaction
Currency
2017-03-10
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
GBP - British Pound
Nature of Transaction:
 
Disposal
 
Price
 
Volume
Total
 
£6.67
9,199
£61,372.05
 
Aggregated
£6.672
9,199
£61,372.05
 
 
 
 
 
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
2017-03-10
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
 
$8.06
406
$3,273.82
 
Aggregated
$8.064
406
$3,273.82
 
Date of Transaction
Financial Instrument
Identification Code
Place of Transaction
Currency
2017-03-10
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
GBP - British Pound
Nature of Transaction:
 
Disposal
 
Price
 
Volume
Total
 
£6.67
8,914
£59,470.64
 
Aggregated
£6.672
8,914
£59,470.64
 
 
 
 
 
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
2017-03-10
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
 
$8.06
722
$5,821.92
 
Aggregated
$8.064
722
$5,821.92
 
Date of Transaction
Financial Instrument
Identification Code
Place of Transaction
Currency
2017-03-10
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
GBP - British Pound
Nature of Transaction:
 
Disposal
 
Price
 
Volume
Total
 
£6.67
13,364
£89,159.26
 
Aggregated
£6.672
13,364
£89,159.26
 
 
 
 
 
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
2017-03-10
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
 
$8.06
267
$2,152.98
 
Aggregated
$8.064
267
$2,152.98
 
Date of Transaction
Financial Instrument
Identification Code
Place of Transaction
Currency
2017-03-10
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
GBP - British Pound
Nature of Transaction:
 
Disposal
 
Price
 
Volume
Total
 
£6.67
4,233
£28,240.88
 
Aggregated
£6.672
4,233
£28,240.88
 
 
 
 
 
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
2017-03-10
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
 
$8.06
405
$3,265.76
 
Aggregated
$8.064
405
$3,265.76
 
Date of Transaction
Financial Instrument
Identification Code
Place of Transaction
Currency
2017-03-10
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
GBP - British Pound
Nature of Transaction:
 
Disposal
 
Price
 
Volume
Total
 
£6.67
3,167
£21,128.96
 
Aggregated
£6.672
3,167
£21,128.96
 
 
 
 
 
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
2017-03-10
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
 
$8.06
438
$3,531.86
 
Aggregated
$8.064
438
$3,531.86
 
Date of Transaction
Financial Instrument
Identification Code
Place of Transaction
Currency
2017-03-10
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
GBP - British Pound
Nature of Transaction:
 
Disposal
 
Price
 
Volume
Total
 
£6.67
8,110
£54,106.68
 
Aggregated
£6.672
8,110
£54,106.68
 
 
 
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
2017-03-10
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
 
$8.06
827
$6,668.60
 
Aggregated
$8.064
827
$6,668.60
 
Date of Transaction
Financial Instrument
Identification Code
Place of Transaction
Currency
2017-03-10
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
GBP - British Pound
Nature of Transaction:
 
Disposal
 
Price
 
Volume
Total
 
£6.67
4,888
£32,610.78
 
Aggregated
£6.672
4,888
£32,610.78
 
 
 
 
 
For any queries related to this notification please contact:
 
 
Loren Wulfsohn
Shareholder Services
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: 13 March 2017