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
month of September
HSBC Holdings plc
Floor, 8 Canada Square, London E14 5HQ, England
by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual
reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F).
Form 40-F ......
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" is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the
registrant in connection with Rule 12g3-2(b): 82-
HSBC HOLDINGS PLC
ISSUANCE OF SENIOR UNSECURED BONDS
September 2016, HSBC Holdings plc issued three fixed rate Samurai
bonds in Japan comprising of JPY 58,100,000,000 0.450% Senior
Unsecured Bonds due 2021, JPY 59,300,000,000 0.842% Senior
Unsecured Bonds due 2023 and JPY 64,400,000,000 1.207% Senior
Unsecured Bonds due 2026 (together, the "New Bonds").
has been made to list the New Bonds on the Official List of the
Irish Stock Exchange and to permit the New Bonds to trade on the
Global Exchange Market of the Irish Stock Exchange.
Investor enquiries to:
20 7992 5501
Media enquiries to:
20 7991 2452
Note to editors:
HSBC Holdings plc
HSBC Holdings plc, the parent company of the HSBC Group, is
headquartered in London. The Group serves customers worldwide from
around 4,400 offices in 71 countries and territories in Europe,
Asia, North and Latin America, and the Middle East and North
Africa. With assets of US$2,608bn at 30 June 2016, HSBC is one of
the world's largest banking and financial services
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.
Name: Ben J S Mathews
Date: 26 September 2016