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 June
 
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 June 2017
 
Notification of Transactions of Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities
 
HSBC Holdings plc was advised that on 27 June 2017 Douglas Flint acquired 21 ordinary shares of US$0.50 at £6.8656 under the HSBC Holdings UK Share Incentive Plan.
 
The following disclosure is 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
             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
2017-06-27
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
GBP - British Pound
Nature of Transaction:
 
Price
 
Volume
Total
 
Acquisition
6.87
21
 
144.18
 
Aggregated
6.866
21
144.18
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Enquiries to:
Lauren Brown
Shareholder Services Team
020 7992 3761
 
 
 
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: 28 June 2017