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 August
 
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 August 2018
 
Notification of Transactions by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities ("PDMRs")
 
On 20 August 2018, awards (the "Awards") of US$0.50 ordinary shares (the "Shares") in HSBC Holdings plc (the "Company") were granted under the HSBC fixed pay allowance arrangements. Awards comprise part of the relevant employees' fixed remuneration for 2018. The Awards were made in London and are based upon the closing Share price on the London Stock Exchange on 17 August 2018 of £6.9690.
 
 
The Awards vest in full on the date of grant. Individual tax liabilities in respect of the vesting of the Awards were satisfied in cash. The number of Shares received by the Directors named below is therefore net of tax.
 
 
The Awards will be released in five equal annual instalments starting from March 2019.
 
 
Directors
 
Name
 
Number of Shares vested
 
John Flint
 
32,321
 
Iain Mackay
 
18,061
 
Marc Moses
 
18,061
 
 
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
John Flint
 
 
 
 
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
 
 
2018-08-20
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
GBP - British Pound
 
 
Nature of Transaction:
 
 
 
Price
 
Volume
Total
 
 
Acquisition
 
£6.97
32,321
£225,245.05
 
 
Aggregated
£6.969
32,321
£225,245.05
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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
 
 
2018-08-20
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
GBP - British Pound
 
 
Nature of Transaction:
 
 
 
Price
 
Volume
Total
 
 
Acquisition
 
£6.97
18,061
£125,867.11
 
 
Aggregated
£6.969
18,061
£125,867.11
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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
 
 
2018-08-20
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
GBP - British Pound
 
 
Nature of Transaction:
 
 
 
Price
 
Volume
Total
 
 
Acquisition
 
£6.97
18,061
£125,867.11
 
 
Aggregated
£6.969
18,061
£125,867.11
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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 August 2018