Splash Car Wash acquires 4 Seasons; Start of construction on several Express sites

MILFORD, Conn., August 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Splash Car Wash, headquartered in Milford, Connecticuttoday announced the acquisition of 4 Seasons Car Wash, a Liverpool, New York operation with two sites serving the market. One location is an express wash while the other is currently operating in self-service capacity which will be converted to an express format over the next few months. This acquisition brings the total number of Splash washes to 54, of which 38 are located at New York with the rest in CT and VT.

“We are thrilled to welcome 4 Seasons to the Splash family,” said Jeff Arnoldco-founder of Classy Chassy, ​​an upstate company New York car wash chain acquired by Splash in 2021 and current development partner of the company. “We are looking to expand further in the upstate New York region through additional acquisitions and the continued development of new sites. »

Marc CurtisCEO of Splash added, “Splash has begun construction of two new Splash Express car washes located at Oswego and Leray, New York, and has a total of 22 projects in various stages of development. We have additional sites approved in Vermont and will enter two new markets in Massachusetts and New Jersey.”

Splash announced that two new Connecticut sites, including one located at Milford and the other in Derby, started this week and are expected to open in the first quarter of 2023. Both sites will operate as express outdoor washes.


Splash Car Wash was launched in 1981 by Marc Curtis and Chris Fisher with a single location in Greenwich, Connecticut. Since that time, Curtis & Fisher, with their experienced team and partners, have developed over 50 locations and currently operate tunnel car washes in Connecticut, Vermontand New York. Many sites include retail operations, six sites provide oil change services, and one site has a laundromat.

Splash has been named “Best Carwash” by numerous publications over 40 times and has been recognized as “Top Workplace in Connecticutthis year by Hearst Publications. Four general managers employed by Splash have been recognized as “Most Valuable Carwasher” by Professional car wash and detailing magazine. Splash received the prestigious “Blue Chip Enterprise Award” from the United States Chamber of Commerce and was inducted into the Connecticut Business Hall of Fame.


Palladin Consumer Retail Partners is a private equity firm with extensive experience investing in and building leading consumer brands. Founded in 1998, the company prides itself on working closely with management teams to create value through strategic and operational initiatives. Its executives have previously held CEO and other senior management positions in several wholesale, retail and financial services companies, and have invested in, financed or managed more than 100 public and private companies. Palladin partnered with Splash in 2018. Other current and former investments include Southeast Mechanical, Tailwind Hospitality, Leapfrog Brands, Decowraps, PB Metro, KT Tape, Nic + Zoe, InMotion Entertainment, J. McLaughlin, Things Remembered, Restoration Hardware, Spencer Gifts, Jamba Juice, Worldlynx, Multi-Flow and Kwik-Tek.


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SOURCE Palladin Consumer Retail Partners, LLC