Pressures from COVID-19, regulations and changing geopolitical market trends, as well as low volumes, have forced Eurex to prioritise other activities.
The move could provide significant savings for banks that have faced increased regulatory costs to trade in the balance sheet-intensive repo market.
CSDR requires a neutral third-party to act as the buy-in agent, which Eurex STS aims to become through its new banking license.
Representatives from LCH and EuroCCP highlight contradicting trends they are seeing in clearing activity throughout Europe following Brexit.
Banks are attempting to find ways to reduce their capital-intensive repo trading activity in order to avoid penalties.
The newly formed Eurex Securities Transactions Services, a subsidiary company of Deutsche Boerse, will offer the buy-in agent service.
BNY said the transaction represents a major new route to market for its securities lending clients without the need to set up direct clearing membership.
Eurex now has 28 participants signed up to the repo partnership programme including JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank and Morgan Stanley.