Filed Pursuant to Rule 424(b)(3) and (c)
PROSPECTUS SUPPLEMENT NO. 6
This prospectus supplement supplements the prospectus dated January 18, 2002 of Finisar Corporation relating to the public offering and sale by selling securityholders described below. This prospectus supplement contains information on ownership of the principal amount of notes beneficially owned and offered and shares of our common stock issuable upon conversion of the notes. This prospectus supplement should be read in conjunction with the prospectus, and this prospectus supplement is qualified by reference to the prospectus, except to the extent that the information provided by this prospectus supplement supersedes the information contained in the prospectus.
SEE "RISK FACTORS" BEGINNING ON PAGE 5 OF THE PROSPECTUS TO READ ABOUT FACTORS YOU SHOULD CONSIDER BEFORE BUYING THE NOTES OR OUR COMMON STOCK.
Neither the Securities and Exchange Commission nor any state securities commission has approved or disapproved these securities or passed upon the accuracy or adequacy of this prospectus. Any representation to the contrary is a criminal offense.
The table and related footnotes on pages 43, 44 and 45 of the prospectus setting forth information concerning the selling securityholders are amended as follows to change the information for one of the selling securityholders named in that table:
Information concerning the selling securityholders may change from time to time. Any such changed information will be set forth in supplements to this prospectus if and when necessary.
The date of this prospectus supplement is June 13, 2002.