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
 
28 February 2020
 
Notification of Transactions by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities
 
The following transactions took place on 27 February 2020:
 
1.
Barry O'Byrne acquired 28 ordinary shares of US$0.50 each (the "Shares") in HSBC Holdings plc (the "Company"), at £5.3707 per Share.  The Shares were acquired under the Company's UK Share Incentive Plan.
 
2.
Ian Stuart acquired 2,700 units of HSBC Bank plc autocallable notes linked to underlying indices at a price of £99.4000 per unit.
 
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
 
 
Barry O'Byrne
2 - Reason for the notification
 
Position/status
 
Initial notification/amendment
 
 
Chief Executive, Global Commercial Banking
 
Initial Notification
3 - Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
 
Full name of the entity
 
Legal Entity Identifier code
 
 
HSBC Holdings plc
 
MLU0ZO3ML4LN2LL2TL39
 
4 - Details of the transaction(s)
 
Transaction(s) summary table
 
 
Date of Transaction
Financial Instrument
Identification Code
Place of Transaction
Currency
 
 
2020-02-27
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
GBP - British Pound
 
 
Nature of Transaction:
 
Price
Volume
Total
 
Acquisition under the UK Share Incentive Plan
 
£5.37
28
£150.38
 
 
Aggregated
£5.371
28
£150.38
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
1 - Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
 
Name of natural person
 
Ian Stuart
 
2 - Reason for the notification
 
Position/status
 
Initial notification/amendment
Chief Executive, HSBC UK Bank plc
 
Initial Notification
3 - Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
 
Full name of the entity
 
Legal Entity Identifier code
 
HSBC Bank plc
 
MP6I5ZYZBEU3UXPYFY54
4 - Details of the transaction(s)
 
Transaction(s) summary table
 
 
Date of Transaction
Financial Instrument
Identification Code
Place of Transaction
Currency
 
 
2020-02-27
Equity Linked Note: Decreasing Phoenix Auto-Callable: S&P 500, FTSE100 & Eurostoxx 50 Indices
XS2129391293
Euronext Dublin (XDUB)
GBP - British Pound
 
 
Nature of Transaction:
 
Price
Volume
Total
 
Acquisition
 
£99.40
2,700
£268,380.00
 
 
Aggregated
£99.40
2,700
£268,380.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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: Aileen Taylor
 
Title: Group Company Secretary and Chief Governance Officer
 
 
 
Date: 28 February 2020